Rhodes Asks Rome for Calynda
Having somewhat recovered from their previous
The Rhodians ask for Calynda in Caria, and for the retention of private property in Caria and Lycia.
disaster, the Rhodians sent Cleagoras with
ambassadors to Rome to ask that Calynda
should be ceded to them, and to petition the
Senate that those of their citizens who had properties in Lycia and Caria might be allowed to
retain them as before.
A colossal statue of Rome.
They had also voted
to raise a colossal statue of the Roman people,
thirty cubits high, to be set up in the temple
of Athene. . . .